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Festival Project

Great to see pics from last summer by Elena Neocleous!  Worth waiting for the pics from the Olive Loves Alfie dressing up camp at LolliBop last summer bought back lots of sunny memories of a great weekend that has already inspired lots of new ideas and made us look forward to the summer holidays even more […]

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Fly Me Away In A Marimekko Hot Air Balloon

photography copyright … Olive Loves Alfie I’m not a big of straight up and down runway shows but can’t help but love the authentic Marimekko way…fresh air, fresh faces, real people and bold, bright, beautiful, brilliance.  Olive Loves Alfie’s pick of the Marimekko high summer 2011 collection that was shown in a park  in central Helsinki […]

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Golly Don’t You Just Love That Hat?

I had a great night out at the midnight matinee courtsey of The Tristan Bates Theatre last weekend. Part of the Seven Dials Festival it was a brilliant evening but more of that later.  During the show I was plucked out of obscurity to become a glamourous assistant for non other than Miss Ballooniverse.    […]

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Petit Mal Is Coming To Town…Don’t Miss It!…Enter Our Competition To Win Tickets

With Olives love of trapeze there is an almost unquenchable thirst in our house for the dynamic and powerful combination of physical theatre and circus.  With a sense of awe and wonder trips to the theatre have become a family favourite thanks to our friends at Crying Out Loud who are committed to bringing contemporary extraordinary […]

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It’s A Pop Up Christmas In Stoki

You don’t need to go further than Stoke Newington to do your Christmas shopping this year.  If you haven’t ventured here before now is as good a time as any.  It’s full of independent shops and independent spirit without any of the frantic pace of high streets in and around London. Rude are back this […]

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Helping Dayspring Home – Orphanage in South India

Don’t miss a heart warming fundraising event on Saturday for the Kattaikuttu school and Dayspring Home Orphanage in South India.  There will be story telling, dance, live music, photography and a clothing sale including donations from Olive Loves Alfie. Among our donations you will find children’s clothing from Danish labels Mio my Mio and Swedish […]

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Kid’s Art

I came across some photos yesterday that I thought I should post here. Earlier this year the shop was taken over by about forty wide eyed 5 year olds who were on a mission to look at colour, print and shapes.  They took photographs with their art teacher and talked about what they could see. Back at […]

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Protest Camp

A few weeks ago, at Spikes birthday party,  in Hackney’s much loved but often overlooked Springfield Park I ran into Sarah one of my customers.  It is the beginning of festival season and as Spike and his band of merry four year olds dipped in and out of the picnic tent and generally tore around the park […]

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Feedback at Hackney Empire

Always looking for new and inspiring things for kid’s Feedback fills our criteria.  The award-winning interactive musical experience for kid’s is coming to Hackney Empire later this month.  Musician Bert Bernerts and comedian Rudi Galindo create a side-spliiting game of musical ping-pong with the audience that promises to have the audience totally engaged.  If you […]

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Singing and Signing

So along came Dan Zanes with his unmistakable hair and his banjo case.  All the way from Brooklyn to Olive Loves Alfie by way of London’s South Bank to meet the kid’s and parents who love his music.  Dan came to hang out and have some fun.  He signed copies of his albums,  played his banjo, sang […]

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